Child Maintenance

What is Child Maintenance? Child maintenance payments are frequent payments to the resident parent by the non resident parent to assist with the maintenance of the child.  The resident parent is the parent with whom the child lives with for the majority of the time whilst the non resident parent may have overnight contact with…

Making Decisions Together

Even if you have split up with the child's other parent, you will always be your child's parent, just as much as the other parent is.  This means that you both have a responsibility towards your child.  This involves bringing up the child to be a happy and well rounded member of society and making…

What Legal Aid Is Available For Family Issues?

This article looks at the various options that may be available to you if you need help to pay legal costs in the family court.  We take a look at legal aid, eligibility and what is covered as well as the evidence that you will need to support your application for legal aid. What Is…